The ECOTIC campaign "Clean Cities" makes a stop in Bucharest

de | May 21, 2018 | News

Orase Curate (Clean Cities), the itinerant ECOTIC campaign, dedicated to the collection of used electrical and electronic equipment from the urban environment, makes a new stop in Bucharest.

In period May 21-25, 2018, with the support of the Ministry of Environment, URBAN SA and the City Hall of Sector 6, ECOTIC will organize several temporary collection points for waste electrical and electronic equipment in the following locations:

  • Calea Crângaşi - exit from the Metro to Bd. Constructorilor;
  • Drumul Taberei Square;
  • Lujerului Passage - opposite the Cora hypermarket.

The collection schedule is from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 18:00.

Citizens in sector 6 of the capital are encouraged to properly hand over waste for electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for recycling, following that for the delivery of a waste of at least 5kg cumulated, to receive an instant prize.

At the same time, the citizens of sector 6 can benefit from a free service. Thus, the collection of waste of large and bulky electrical and electronic equipment will be done from home, based on a prior appointment at the telephone number 0757 024 222.

Romania must reach a target of 45% collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) by 2020. In this regard, ECOTIC continues its efforts to raise awareness among the population.

"Clean cities" is the ECOTIC campaign that pursues this goal in the urban environment. Together with local public and environmental authorities, ECOTIC has informed and continues to inform residents of dozens of cities across the country about the need to collect WEEE, providing specialized collection points.

In 2017 and in the first part of 2018, ECOTIC carried out 31 campaigns that informed approximately 320.000 people and led to the collection of 50 tons of WEEE